2012 Aston Martin Vantage GTE


After class LMP1 Aston Martin Racing (AMR) is returning in the GT class that has brought so much success in the second half of the 2000s.
AMR will be well in this World Endurance Championship, WEC, with GTE Vantage engaged in GTE-Pro and one in GTE-Am for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The new GTE Vantage is a revised version of the Vantage GT2 previously committed by private teams. The main changes concern the engine, transmission and suspension.
The car will be driven by Stefan Mucke, Adrian Fernandez and Darren Turner. AMR also plans to embark on a few rounds of the ALMS, including Long Beach and Laguna Seca.

The GTE is a Significantly updated version of the original GT2 car and has been specifically designed to compete in championships running to the Automobile Club De L'Ouest GTE regulations. Under the bonnet, the engine is based on the standard Aston Martin V8, but with competition components including cylinder heads, connecting rods, valves, camshafts and exhaust system As a racing car in the road, the transmission is mid-rear mounted, but with a six-speed semi-automatic sequential transmission and competition clutch. The transmission also has a dedicated oil / air cooling system.


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